Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has chosen his favorite fantasy XI ahead of the match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday. He has told his team captain MS Dhoni.
Gambhir, while chatting at a cricket show ‘We Cricket’, chose his favorite fantasy XI for the match between KKR and Chennai.
When Gambhir took the turn to choose the top-11 from the players of both the teams, he has chosen Dhoni as the captain in this fantasy XI to surprise everyone. Apart from this, he has also replaced Chennai captain as wicketkeeper, ignoring Dinesh Karthik.
Gautam Gambhir, posting from his official Twitter handle, wrote," MS Dhoni can lead this team better than Eoin Morgan. Apart from this, he is in better form than Karthik so he will also be my first choice as a wicketkeeper-batsman in my fantasy XI."
Gambhir’s tweet is becoming very viral and for Dhoni, Gambhir’s saying like this is a matter of surprise and happiness for many people.
Please note that this match between the two teams will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Gautam Gambhir’s fantasy XI for Chennai-Kolkata match
Eoin Morgan (wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Sam Curren (vice-captain), Sunin Narayan (captain), Varun Chakraborty, Lockie Ferguson, Deepak Chahar, Pat Cummins